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  1. 2014 Spring Letter Jacket Ceremony: A Twitter Recap

    Apr 16, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT


    On Tuesday night, the Monogram Club had the privilege of presenting letter jackets to more than 80 student-athletes, managers, trainers and cheerleaders, in recognition of earning their first Monogram. We’ll have more coverage to follow, but first, here’s a recap of the evening in tweets and photos. To view the Twitter recap on Storify, click…

  2. Notre Dame vs. UConn: Pursuit of Perfection

    Apr 8, 2014, 6:10 PM EDT

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    The 2014 women’s basketball national championship tips off in just a couple of hours. Before you settle in for the historic matchup at 8:30 pm ET on ESPN, here’s a look at the buzz on Twitter as the Irish (37-0) and Huskies (39-0) prepare to battle for the title. [View the story “Notre Dame vs.…

  3. Monogram In the Music City

    Apr 7, 2014, 12:48 AM EDT

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    On Sunday, the Notre Dame women’s basketball team defeated #4 seed and ACC foe Maryland to earn its third national title game appearance in the past four years. Led by Kayla McBride’s 28 points, the Fighting Irish cruised to an 87-61 victory over the Terps. Next up, Notre Dame (37-0) will meet #1 Connecticut (39-0)…

  4. Allocco (’76) Leads West Squad in McDonald’s All-American Game

    Apr 4, 2014, 9:53 AM EDT

    Frank Allocco ('76)

    While at Notre Dame, Monogram winner Frank Allocco (’76) may have been best known as a quarterback and member of the 1973 national championship football team. These days, Allocco is quarterbacking a different squad. In 27 seasons as a high school basketball coach in California, the former two-sport Irish student-athlete has won three state championships and more than…

  5. Region 6 Update

    Apr 3, 2014, 3:44 PM EDT

    Fellow Monogram Winners,  As the weather finally turns from winter to spring, there are a number of events in the coming weeks/months: 85th Annual Blue-Gold Game For those attending the Blue-Gold game, there are many things going on that weekend: Blue-Gold game Men’s and Women’s Tennis Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Softball An Evening with the…

  6. A Monogram Club Twitter Recap: Final Four Bound

    Apr 1, 2014, 10:42 AM EDT

    Photo by Matt Cashore

    Not done yet. Or perhaps #notdoneyet, in this era of hashtags. That’s become somewhat of an unofficial slogan for Notre Dame in the midst of this magical season. On Monday, the Fighting Irish defeated #2 seed Baylor, 88-69, in front of a spectacular sold-out Purcell Pavilion crowd. With the win, head coach Muffet McGraw’s squad improved…

  7. March Madness Invades Purcell (and the Monogram Room)

    Mar 30, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Photo by Matt Cashore

    In less than two weeks, the Monogram Room will be the site of another great pre-game reception, as Monogram winners and their guests return to campus for the 85th edition of the Blue-Gold game. This weekend however, the Monogram Room is filled with laptops, cameras, video equipment, and busy reporters, as it serves as the…

  8. Region 4 Update

    Events in (or near) our Region through April 30th: Beginning Thursday, March 20th – Saturday, March 22nd, members of ND’s Women’s Swimming Team will compete at the NCAA Championships at the University Aquatic Center in Minneapolis. For tickets, go to: On April 8th, ND Men’s Lacrosse plays Marquette in Milwaukee. Purchase tickets for the…

  9. Longtime Bengal Bouts Coach Tom Suddes (’71) Becomes Club’s Latest Honorary Recipient

    Mar 18, 2014, 9:19 AM EDT

    Tom Suddes ('71) became the 282nd honorary Monogram recipient in the Club's 98-year history.

    On the eve of the 84th annual Bengal Bouts finals, the Monogram Club presented longtime Notre Dame boxing coach, trainer, and referee Tom Suddes (’71) with an honorary Monogram. For more than 40 years, Suddes has been involved with the university’s annual boxing tournament to benefit the Holy Cross Missions in Bangladesh. A resident of…

  10. Region 14 Update

    Mar 10, 2014, 1:33 PM EDT

    Hello Fellow Monogram Winners, Two Irish women’s teams have had winning trips to our region in the past few months. Women’s Basketball travelled to Knoxville in January to take on Tennessee. The Irish defeated the Lady Volunteers in another exciting match up. The Knoxville club had a large turnout on hand to cheer them on…

  11. Monogram Club Musings: Tobacco Road Tour

    Mar 8, 2014, 1:27 PM EDT

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    On July 1, 2013, Notre Dame officially joined the Atlantic Coast Conference. Beginning with men’s soccer’s showdown against North Carolina in September, the Fighting Irish have been competing in the ACC for six months. But perhaps it was this past weekend that truly marked Notre Dame’s arrival in its new conference. With seven Fighting Irish programs competing…

  12. February 26 – March 3: Irish Invade North Carolina!

    Feb 18, 2014, 3:01 PM EDT


    Notre Dame’s first year in the Atlantic Coast Conference is in full swing, and beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 26 and continuing through Monday, Mar. 3, seven Irish programs will compete in North Carolina in a six-day span. In celebration of this big week, the Monogram Club is partnering with the Notre Dame Club of Eastern North…

  13. Tradition. Football. Fellowship.

    Feb 10, 2014, 2:18 PM EDT


    Every June, Notre Dame Football hosts a Fantasy Camp. Campers attend meetings and practices put on by the current football coaching staff and the week culminates with a full pads flag football game in Notre Dame Stadium. This week-long experience not only transforms passionate Irish fans into Notre Dame student-athletes, but it also provides the…

  14. Going Pro In Something Other Than Sports

    Feb 5, 2014, 8:13 PM EDT


    In the world of athletics recruiting, it doesn’t get much bigger than this morning, as today marked National Signing Day and high school students around the country made their college decisions official. While 21 national letters of intent had arrived to the football offices by lunchtime, a couple hundred feet southwest of the Gug, tonight…

  15. Region 10 Update

    Jan 29, 2014, 9:26 AM EDT

    Hello Region 10 Monogram Club members! Hope the year has gotten off to a great start for each and every one of you. We’re hoping to have some more region-specific programming & events this year, so keep on the lookout for more monthly communications! If you’ve got any questions, comments or suggestions, please feel free to let…

  16. Monogram Board/SAAC Luncheon Recap

    Jan 28, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT


    This past weekend, members of the Monogram Club’s Board of Directors returned to campus for the Club’s winter board meeting, and once again, the Club teamed up with the Student Welfare & Development office to host another great luncheon for student-athletes from the Student-Athlete Advisory Council and Rosenthal Leadership Academy. Close to 50 student-athletes gathered…

  17. Recapping Digger’s Latest “Notre Dame Moment”

    Jan 20, 2014, 12:57 PM EDT


    On Sunday evening, the Notre Dame men’s basketball team defeated Virginia Tech, 70-63, snapping a three-game losing streak and earning a much-needed victory before hitting the road for tomorrow’s matchup at Florida State. But it wasn’t Pat Connaughton’s 21 points or Eric Katenda’s Fighting Irish debut that made it an unforgettable day at Purcell. It…

  18. Region 4 Update

    Events in (or near) our Region: No athletic events have been scheduled for Notre Dame teams to complete in Region 4 during January and February. For those of you who participated in Track and Field, there is a Track Reunion scheduled for the weekend of February 21- 22 on the Notre Dame campus.  Hope to…

  19. Notre Dame vs. Duke: A Monogram Club Twitter Recap

    Jan 5, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

    Photo by Matt Cashore

    After 18 years in the BIG EAST, Saturday marked the start of a new era in Notre Dame basketball. The Fighting Irish made their ACC debut against the seventh-ranked Duke, a matchup featuring head coach Mike Brey against his former mentor Mike Krzyzewski. Led by Eric Atkins and Pat Connaughton, Notre Dame stunned the Blue…

  20. 12 Months of Monogram: December

    Dec 31, 2013, 10:14 AM EDT


    Believe it or not, 2014 is approaching faster than the snow is falling in South Bend. The turning of the calendar is just a day away, and in celebration of a terrific 2013, we have looked back at a year’s worth of Monogram Club events, accomplishments and great Notre Dame camaraderie. After November’s news on…

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Congrats to all of tonight's letter jacket recipients! All set for the big night!